Gamelan Galak Tika will perform a combination of traditional and modern repertoire for gamelan gong kebyar written by both American and Balinese composers. Galak Tika will devote part of the performance to breaking down and analyzing a section of music to help audience members hear the varied musical layers across the ensemble. There will also be time for students to learn a short segment of music and try out the instruments.
This concert is a concert/lecture performance of music from the Civil War era of the United States played by an ensemble comprised of a Brass Quintet, Percussion, Piano and Vocalist. The pianist, Allan Mueller, has researched and arranged all the music for this performance. As well as the performance of these pieces, there will be a description of each piece focusing on its historical relevancy.
Antioch-on-the-Orontes was the capital of the Roman province of Syria and one of the most important cities in antiquity. Among the treasures discovered by the 1930s excavations at Antioch and its vicinity are numerous polychrome floor mosaics. This presentation focuses on reconstructing the original setting of the mosaics from the third-century CE House of the Drinking Contest at Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch. Mosaics from the house now are located in
A reading and Q&A with Sportswriter John Rosengren.
Michelle Gravelie, Artistic Director
Peter Sulski, String Leader
A FEAST OF BAROQUE CONCERTOS
On Wednesday evening, April 23, Klezmer Conservatory Band basssist Jim Guttmann will bring his Klezmer All Stars to Assumption College's Hagan Hall for a free concert of klezmer music. The repertoire will include traditional klezmer as well as fusions with jazz, Latin and R&B and there will be plenty of room for dancing a hora, a cha cha or expressive movement.
Rethinking Israelite Women: What Does Archaeology Teach Us?
This event is free and open to the public. There are no reserved seats or tickets required. The doors will open at 1pm.
The program will consist of various original compositions and virtuosic arrangements for cello quartet. Some of the composers that will be featured in our program include Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Chabrier and John Williams.
Photograph by Jesse Weiner.